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It’s quick and easy to transfer money to China. Fund your transfer by card, bank transfer or cash, simply choose below to get started.
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All you need is the receiver’s name and Alipay ID (Chinese mobile number).
The money will be delivered directly to your receiver’s bank account in China.
Credit or debit card
1. Visit a Western Union agent location.
2. Provide your sender’s details.
This includes your sender’s name, the amount sent and the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).
3. Show proof of identity.
Make sure to bring a valid government-issued photo ID.
4. Receive the money.
Your money will be available to you after your details have been verified
Bank account is required at:
1. Bank of China. Foreign currency bank account is required for USD and EUR payout if accumulated payout amount is over USD 1,000 or equivalent per person/per day.
2. Postal Savings Bank of China and China Construction Bank. For USD/EUR payout.
3. China Minsheng Bank, Bank of Jilin and Fujian Haixia Bank. For USD payout.
4. Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Shanghai branches.
Know where your money transfer is at all times using your tracking number (MTCN).
Money in minutes
Your cash will be ready for collection from an agent in minutes1.
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1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.
2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.
3 Agent location count valid as of June 30th 2019.
4 Qualifying accounts must have an associated UnionPay debit card number beginning with ‘62’. Transfers to certain accounts may only be available during China bank processing hours, which are 7.30am to 9.45pm China Standard Time. Funds sent to a first-time receiver may be delayed until WU receives additional required information from the account holder. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.
5 For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions. Ant Group, its affiliates and the Alipay Brand (collectively, “Alipay”) are not licensed to provide remittance services in United Kingdom Alipay partners with Western Union which is licensed to conduct remittances in this market, to facilitate the receipt of the remittances in the receiving market powered by Alipay’s technology.